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    Smile Fancy working something out for me?

    Right so I have been trying to work something out but I am terrible at maths so I am hoping somone here can help me out.

    I will try to keep this as streightforward as I can.

    I have 3 memory sticks a 4GB, a 2GB and a 1GB I have several games scattered amongst them and have added up how much free space I have between them. It is enough to get one last game on there but the question is whether I can re arrange the existing files in such a way that I will be able to create just that one big space on one of the sticks. If somebody could work this out for me I would be most grateful.


    File and size (MB)
    A) 377
    B) 511
    C) 434
    D) 492
    E) 769
    F) 1264
    G) 428
    H) 822


    Memory sticks
    1) 4000
    2) 2000
    3) 1000

    The space I need to create on one of the cards is 350MB thanks in advance

    (I know I could just buy another memory stick but why waste my money if I have the room I might as well see if it can be done first)
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    Quote Originally Posted by redfox45 View Post
    Right so I have been trying to work something out but I am terrible at maths so I am hoping somone here can help me out.

    I will try to keep this as streightforward as I can.

    I have 3 memory sticks a 4GB, a 2GB and a 1GB I have several games scattered amongst them and have added up how much free space I have between them. It is enough to get one last game on there but the question is whether I can re arrange the existing files in such a way that I will be able to create just that one big space on one of the sticks. If somebody could work this out for me I would be most grateful.


    File and size (MB)
    A) 377
    B) 511
    C) 434
    D) 492
    E) 769
    F) 1264
    G) 428
    H) 822


    Memory sticks
    1) 4000
    2) 2000
    3) 1000

    The space I need to create on one of the cards is 350MB thanks in advance

    (I know I could just buy another memory stick but why waste my money if I have the room I might as well see if it can be done first)
    4MB card: 1264,822,769,511,492 total=3858

    1MB card: 434,428 total=862

    2MB caed: 377 total=377

    CB
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    Quote Originally Posted by redfox45 View Post
    Right so I have been trying to work something out but I am terrible at maths so I am hoping somone here can help me out.

    I will try to keep this as streightforward as I can.

    I have 3 memory sticks a 4GB, a 2GB and a 1GB I have several games scattered amongst them and have added up how much free space I have between them. It is enough to get one last game on there but the question is whether I can re arrange the existing files in such a way that I will be able to create just that one big space on one of the sticks. If somebody could work this out for me I would be most grateful.


    File and size (MB)
    A) 377
    B) 511
    C) 434
    D) 492
    E) 769
    F) 1264
    G) 428
    H) 822


    Memory sticks
    1) 4000
    2) 2000
    3) 1000

    The space I need to create on one of the cards is 350MB thanks in advance

    (I know I could just buy another memory stick but why waste my money if I have the room I might as well see if it can be done first)
    Sorry I just realised there was one file I left out. Its 1005 mb (I thought it looked a bit off)
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